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  1. Normal service may return for evening rush hour, LIRR saysRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Newsday

    Heat and anxiety wear on commuters at Jamaica station in Queens on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, after the Long Island Rail Road suspended service into and out of Penn Station for more than 90 minutes.

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  2. Stop at the ATM before your day at the U.S. OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Newsday

    Belinda Bencic signs autographs for fans outside the practice courts during the first round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament on Monday, Aug. 31, 2015. Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke Spending a day at the U.S. Open? Make sure to bring your wallet and a good amount of money.

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  3. Treasurer stole $36,000 from East Meadow church, prosecutors sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    A Queens man surrendered to the Nassau district attorney's office Tuesday morning and will be arraigned on a grand larceny charge in the theft of $36,000 from an East Meadow church, authorities said. A spokesman for acting District Attorney Madeline Singas identified the defendant as Ronald Ousman of Bayside, saying the man allegedly stole the money while serving as the church's treasurer.

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  4. Mayor Bill de Blasio joins TwitterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks in Far Rockaway, Queens on Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015. Photo Credit: Charles Eckert Mayor Bill de Blasio hosted his first Twitter conversation Monday, fielding questions on his administration's policies as well as some softballs on his personal interests.

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  5. Jessica Pegula, daughter of Bills and Sabres owner, wins Grand Slam debutRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Newsday

    Jessica Pegula returns a shot against Alison Van Uytvanck during their women's first-round match on Day 1 of the 2015 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Aug. 31, 2015 in Queens. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Elsa Pegula, the 21-year-old daughter of Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula, upset Alison Van Uytvanck in straight sets, 7-5, 6-3, on Court 7 in Monday's first round.

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  6. Worker at alleged Smithtown massage parlor faces nearly two dozen chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Newsday

    A fire alarm check at a Smithtown office building led to the discovery of an alleged illegal Smithtown massage parlor and the arrest of an employee, who faces arraignment this month in First District Court. Peiyu Du, 43, of Flushing, Queens, is to be arraigned in Central Islip on Sept.

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  7. Celebrities at the U.S. OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Newsday

    Alec Baldwin and Martha Stewart were among the celebrities in attendance on Day 1 of the 2015 U.S. Open. Get a glimpse at which other celebrities were kicking it court side at the Open.

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  8. De Blasio takes in Mets-Sox game from nosebleed seats at Citi FieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Newsday

    A New York Mets and soccer fan takes a photo with New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, right, before an interleague baseball game between the Mets and the Boston Red Sox in New York, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015. Photo Credit: AP / Kathy Willens Mayor Bill de Blasio took in a Mets game Sunday, watching his beloved Red Sox lose 5-4 from upper-deck seats at Citi Field.

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  9. Man's body found burning in NYC neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | Newsday

    An autopsy will determined the exact cause of death for a man whose body was set on fire in a Queens neighborhood. Police responding to a call found the body shortly before 7 a.m. Saturday behind a house in the Astoria neighborhood.

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  10. City Council push for police reform receives continuous pushbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | Newsday

    A file photo from March 18, 2013 shows New York City Police officers watching over a demonstration against the city's "stop-and-frisk" searches in lower Manhattan near Federal Court. Photo Credit: Getty Images A nine-month effort by a group of City Council members to impose new restrictions on police practices appears stalled in the face of continued opposition from the NYPD and Mayor Bill de Blasio.

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  11. 'Second Avenue Sinatra' found dead in apparent suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Newsday

    In this Sept. 10, 2011 photo provided by Apryl Nebzenko, iron worker Gary Russo, aka the "Second Avenue Sinatra," performs at the Third Avenue Street Festival in New York.

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  12. Bill Bauer, hard-core cyclist from Bayville who logged 500,000 miles, dies at 73Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Newsday

    In this file photo from Sept. 13, 2012, cyclist Bill Bauer, then 70, is shown as he had clocked about 495,000 miles, as he pedaled toward his goal of 500,000 miles.

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  13. Driver in fiery fatal parkway crash recorded throwing bottle; arraignment ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Newsday

    Oniel Sharpe Jr., left, is led into the Third Precinct in Bay Shore on Sunday, July 12, 2015, after a fatal car crash on the Southern State Parkway. Sharpe, of Queens, who is charged with driving while intoxicated, pleaded not guilty on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, to an additional charge of aggravated vehicular homicide stemming from the fiery crash that killed Ancio Ostane, right, of Queens, and his children, Andy and Sephora.

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  14. Prosecutors bring new charges against Oniel Sharpe Jr. in fiery...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Newsday

    Demetri Stewart, left, and Oniel Sharpe Jr. at First District Court in Central Islip on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, to be arraigned in connection with the fatal crash that killed a father and his two children on the Southern State Parkway in July. Photo Credit: James Carbone Demetri Stewart, left, and Oniel Sharpe Jr. at First District Court in Central Islip on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, to be arraigned in connection with the fatal crash that killed a father and his two children on the Southern State Parkway in July.

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  15. Two Macy's Backstage stores launch on LIRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Newsday

    A shopper walks past the Macy's Backstage store in the Queens borough of New York, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. Photo Credit: AP A shopper walks past the Macy's Backstage store in the Queens borough of New York, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015.

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  16. Rocky Point man, 3 others plead guilty to Medicare fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Newsday

    Four defendants, including a Long Island chiropractor, pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court in Brooklyn to conspiracy to commit health care fraud by submitting $4 million in false Medicare claims, officials said. Queens health clinic owner Jeffrey Suh, 55, of Bayside, chiropractor Sophia Lin, 34, of Rocky Point, and two others each face up to 10 years in prison after being accused of carrying out the scam at Plaza Medi Group and New Plaza Group Inc., in Flushing, prosecutors said.

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  17. What's the right police body camera policy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Newsday

    A New York City Police Department police officer activates a VIEVU body worn camera during a demonstration at the new police academy building in Queens on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014. Photo Credit: Charles Eckert Body cameras are on the verge of changing policing as we know it.

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  18. DA: Oneil Sharpe Jr., driver in fiery fatal parkway crash, recorded...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Newsday

    Oneil Sharpe Jr., left, is led into the Third Precinct in Bay Shore on July 12, 2015. Sharpe is charged in a crash that killed Ancio Ostane, right, and his children, Andy and Sephora.

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  19. Warren R. Weilbacher dies; designer of iconic Newsday covers was 82Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Newsday

    Combining calm with creativity and camaraderie to design some of Newsday's most iconic covers, Warren R. Weilbacher, 82, of Port Washington was a groundbreaking art director. "He kept it light and fun, but he knew how to meet deadlines under the blink of an eye," said Ned Levine, a Newsday special artist, who worked for Weilbacher.

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  20. Transgender woman sues NYC claiming rape at RikersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Newsday

    The eastern section of Rikers Island jail complex in Queens is seen in this photo from June 11, 2014. Photo Credit: AP A transgender former Rikers Island jail inmate has sued the city, claiming she was raped by a guard and then paid off with an iPad Touch not to report it.

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